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a career fair for vets at george mason university. news 4's derrick ward joins us from the patriots center with more on today's veterans career hiring event. a great event, derrick. >> indeed it is. this is a second annual one. i can tell you there have been a lot of people coming through these doors with great posture. you know there is something good going on here. the second annual event like this is part of the american freedom festival in conjunction with that. joining me now is sergeant major of the army jack tilly. thank you so much for joining us today. >> thank you so much for inviting me. >> my pleasure tell me about this. why was this job fair started? >> because right now it was started because there was about 11% of the veterans that joined the military after 9/11, the national average for veterans is 7.7%. the other problem you have is that even during this current war you had about 6500 killed, 50,000 veterans that are, have been wounded. one in five have some form of ptsd and 150,000 homeless veterans. so it's about helping our veterans find work and employment. that is why
face intense scrutiny about that b benghazi attack. >> what can you tell us about mike morell? will he now testify? this week is the hearing on the benghazi attack, correct? >> that's what's expected. she very well known not only to the president, but to the cia. he is a career agency officer. he joined back in 1980 when he was just 21 years old as an economic analyst. he is one of the top people who was briefing president obama during the planning process to take down osama bin laden, so president obama has a tremendous amount of confidence in michael morell. >> and in terms of members of congress in the intelligence community, an interesting reaction. it it come as a complete shock? >> a complete shock. i was working the phones all day long talking to my sources at the white house and capitol hill, and they say they never would have expected this from david petraeus. his reputation was really sterli sterling. you had senator dianne feinstein come out and say i respect his decision, but i rish he had not accepted his resignation. i spoke to a number of members of the intelligence comm
to us. >> sounds great. >> expectations have been met. >> okay. thanks. >>> in the news the beltway is still reeling after cia director david patraeus resigned because he had an extra marital affair. nbc's chris clackum has more on the retired general's surprising resignation. >> reporter: in his resignation letter to president obama david petraeus who took over at the cia in 2011 wrote, after being married for over 37 years i showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extra marital affair. such behavior is unacceptable. b both as a husband and as a leader of an organization such as ours. petraeus resigns just days after his boss won re-election, but president obama accepted it, saying about petraeus and his wife holly i wish them the very best at this difficult time. >> a little too soon to tell today because of how sudden this was but for lack of a better term petraeus is a legend. he is one of the few generals in american history to get so much credit for so many things. >> reporter: petraeus had been scheduled to testify at house and senate hearings next week on the terror
'm going to sleep until my alarm goes off. i don't use an alarm. >> what, how do you get up? >> i am up. i'm post-menopausal. who needs a clock? >>> all right. so here is a poll that men are not going to like, but women are going to nod their heads and say of course that's true. they are polls about going to poughkeepsie. you guys who watch our program know what that means. >> look it up. you won't find what it means. it will say a city in new york, but it's not. >> they surveyed 6,000 people and they wanted to reveal how men and women viewed sex differently. they asked these 6,000 people, did your partner, did your wife, girlfriend, go to poughkeepsie during your romp. 85% of men said their female partners reached poughkeepsie. >> no problem, she's with me. >> when men left, they asked the women. >> who reached poughkeepsie? >> they go not with him. >> 64% of women said that they did. >> you think they are telling the truth? >> i think the 64% are, they are faking it for the guy so he doesn't feel bad. >> or they want it over. >> they want it over. it takes too long sometimes. you know it
for us from the north lawn, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian, for two years, the house republicans have clashed over the debt, postponing any agreement, hoping the voters would deliver the clarity. well, they delivered the status quo, and both sides delivered the same message, it is time for compromise. in front of a campaign-like backdrop, to deliver the bipartisan message, the president laid down a marker with the republicans on the so-called fiscal cliff in the white house. >> the american people voted for action, not politics as usual, to focus on your jobs, not ours, in that spirit i invited both leaders to the white house next week to build consensus. >> reporter: earlier in the day, speaker john boehner also sounded a kumbaya theme. >> i am because at the end of the year if kopg does nothing, bush taxes expire, the payroll tax cut e ye expires, emergency unemployment benefits end and $984 billion in automatic cuts and defense and d domestic budgets are triggered. they estimate that would cause the economy to take a significant hit, raising unemployment to 9.1% by
here now to tell us what we can expect. hi, chuck. >> hey there, jim. good evening, and a good saturday evening, everybody. what a night change of pace it was today. temperatures actually warmer than average for a real change. and all we want to do now is keep it just a little longer. it's a three-day weekend and hopes are high question stay mild through most of it. 60 right now in college park and rockwell, reston town center, 52 manassas, and not much going on on storm 4 radar. dry for the rest of your evening. a couple clouds around. nothing to worry about in the rainfall department. sunshine back in the picture for your veterans day and a chance for believe it or not thunderstorms in november coming up soon. we'll talk about that coming up, jim. >> chuck, thank you. >>> to other news now. two people are dead after an accident this afternoon involving motorcycle and a pedestrian's happened in the 2900 block of branch avenue around 4:00. police are saying a motorcyclist hit a pedestrian and both of them were killed. officials say it appears the pedestrian was homeless. neither vick te
, one of them from waldorf. >> we initially received some tips and that led us to witness information. >> wednesday night, a few feet from the dorms of gallaudet university, police witnessed the lincoln town car burning and the driver still inside. >> reporter: the car became fully engulfed in flames. and why? what's the reason behind this? detectivives expect an armed robbery. >> we are still attempting to see what if anything was stolen. >> an exclusive interview. we're hearing new details about the moments after an attack on an 81-year-old woman. police say a teenager broke into the victim's house. he beat her, robbed her and ran away. the mail carrier knocked on the woman's door shortly after that. >> i know she was disturbed. she reached out to me and said you have to help me. i said do you need the police? she said yes, can you please call them? >> the police arrested the 18-year-old in the burglar yesterday. he told police he felt sorry for the victim. >>> tonight, police are looking for three men who opened fire near the white house. two of the victims went after the gunman in
door. it shocked us out of bed. i went downstairs and, you know, there were police. it was hard to process that this had happened. i still kept thinking they couldn't have gotten it right. >> reporter: bernadette had to tell her parents. >> i said what, what happened to her? was she in an accident? i told her to be careful, you know. i was just shocked and crying. >> i felt so bad and so weak and it was just shocking. >> reporter: back in connecticut, stamford police were getting a surprisingly different vibe from annalisa's boyfriend, nelson. >> was she emotional? >> if he was, he didn't show it to us. >> did he ask what happened to annalisa? >> never to us. >> no, not at all. >> never to us. in fact went to sleep. >> he went to sleep? >> went to sleep in the boathouse. >> as seasoned detectives, what did that say to you? >> it raised a big flag with us. big red flag with us. >> makes you wonder, did nelson know more than he was telling police about the murder of his girlfriend? and what would have been his motive for murder? no one could figure it out, especially his friends.
enforcement and multiple u.s. officials tell nbc news e-mails between general petraeus and broadwell indicated an extramarital affair. this on the heels of the presidential election, bound to raise lots of questions. we have two reports starting with nbc's andrea mitchell who andrea, good evening. >> good evening. the scandal that's shaken the national intelligence world began with a complaint to the fbi that didn't even mention david petraeus and didn't reach the white house until after the election. general d from the highest levels of government service after acknowledging what he called unacceptable behavior. an extramarital affair exposed by a cascading series of events sources say started with a seemingly unrelated complaint to the fbi. triggered by e-mails from petraeus's biographer paula broadwell to another woman not related to petraeus who felt she was being harassed and complained to!.e the fbi. officials say in recent weeks the fbi traced the e-mails to broadwell and stumbled on the relationship with petraeus as a result. >> it's so politically sensitive the decision was made at o
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